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2007 Winners

Rebecca Andersen, 28
Corporate Communications Manager Opnext Inc.

Pamela Bonney, 29
Senior Manager, PR Hewlett Packard

Amos Bradford Snead, 27
Press Secretary , Office of House Rep. Whip Congressman Roy Blunt

Kelly Caraher, 27
PR Counselor, CDW Corp and CDW Gov’t Inc

John Carter, 28
Senior Account Manager, SHIFT Communications

Emily Coghlan, 28
Manager, APCO Worldwide

Tegwyn Collins, 29
Vice President, Porter Novelli

Tina Couch, 30
Senior Manager, Public Relations & Advertising and

Ellen Davis, 28
Senior Director, Strategic Communications, National Retail Federation

Lisa Del Colle, 29
Manager PR, Food Network

Jessica Merz, 30
Corporate Communications Manager, DHL

Amanda Naiman, 28
Manager, Media Relations (In Vitro Diagnostics), Siemens Medical Solutions

Jaime Sarachit, 30
Senior Manager, Communications , The Recording Academy

Scott Sutton, 24
Communications Specialist, Progress Energy Inc.

Eric Thain, 29
Account Director, Weber Shandwick

2006 Winners

Lucy Allen, 32
Vice President, Lewis PR Inc.

Emily Buchanan, 31
Vice President, MWW Group

Lara Cohn, 35
Senior Vice President, Steele Rose Communications

Jeffrey DeMarrais, 35
General Manager of Communications, GE Industrial, Plastics

Tim Fry, 34
Senior Vice President, Weber Shandwick

Jackson Jeyanayagam, 28
Account Manager, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide

Ryan A. Jimenez, APR, 29
Communications Director & Press Secretary, Office of First Lady Maria Shriver

Nabeeha M. Kazi, 33
Sr. Vice President, Fleishman-Hillard Inc.

Holly Minch, 31
Executive Director, Communications Leadership Institute

James O'Leary, 26
Communications Leader, Honeywell

Jessica Pantages, 28
Senior Manager, Marketing and Public Relations, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems

Christy Phillips, APR, 32
Vice President, Corporate Communications Manager, Wachovia Corp.

Carrie Strehlau, 29
Media Specialist, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Haris Tajyar, 30
Managing Director, Investor Relations International

Kristin Warterfield, 25
Associate Director of Public Relations, Feed The Children

2005 Winners

These 15 PR practitioners were honored by PR News in June 2005

Christopher Ian Bennett, 27
Public Relations Director, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Ted Birkhahn, 30
Senior Director/Partner, Peppercom Inc. (New York City)

Amanda Chaborek, 26
Marketing/Communications Manager, MGH Institute of Health Professions (Boston)

Julie Crabill, 28
Manager/Industry Relations, Edelman (Mountain View, Calif.)

Marina Rosales Greenwood, 30
Principal & Founder, Activa PR (San Francisco)

Bradford Horn, 29
Company Communications Director, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (Cooperstown, N.Y.)

Eric Kushner, 30
VP, Airfoil Public Relations (Detroit)

Tim Marklein, 35
Executive VP/General Manager of Northern California for Weber Shandwick Worldwide (Sunnyvale, Calif.)

Kat McAndrew, 27
Senior Account Executive, FCF Schmidt Public Relations (Philadelphia)

Ryan McCormick, 27
Communications Manager, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Long Island chapter (Hauppauge, N.Y.)

Darin Oduyoye, 27
VP/Public Relations, JP Morgan Chase (New York City)

Guillermo (Billy) Sanez, 31
Manager/Corporate Communications, American Airlines (Ft. Worth, Texas)

Jessica Spitz, 27
Account Supervisor, Porter Novelli (Sacramento)

David Warschawski, 34
President, Warschawski Public Relations (Baltimore)

Kerry Anne Watson, 29
PR Account Supervisor, the Zimmerman Agency (Tallahassee, Fla.)